Texas News

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline continues to drop. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the price of a regular gallon of gas dropped 5 cents in the past three weeks to $2.45 a gallon. Lundberg says the drop came despite a rise in crude oil...
West Texas ranchers and landowners are up in arms over plans to build a natural gas pipeline through pristine lands of the state's Big Bend region. The San Antonio Express-News ( http://bit.ly/1D9xak2 ) reports that a consortium of two companies owned by billionaire businessmen...
Fort Worth police say five people died in a fiery accident when an 18-wheeler crashed into several vehicles and people who had stopped to help a motorist involved in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 30. Police say the 18-wheeler struck the vehicle that had been involved in...
The University of Texas at El Paso has won a $4.9 million grant to lead a study of how to do more with less water. The El Paso Times reports ( http://bit.ly/1D7pyOS ) that the university will use the money to investigate the impacts of climate change in the Rio Grande Basin...
A former Texas district judge accused of soliciting and taking bribes from a San Antonio lawyer is expected to appear in court Monday to plead guilty. The San Antonio Express-News reports ( http://bit.ly/1OnroQB ) that U.S. District Judge Xavier Rodriguez has set a plea and...
Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis on Thursday asked the Texas Rangers to look into Attorney General Ken Paxton's admitted violations of state securities law, a day after a local grand jury appeared ready to start its own investigation. On Monday, Austin-based watchdog...
Prosecutors say a criminal security violations complaint against Attorney General Ken Paxton will be examined by the Texas Rangers. Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis said Thursday that his office doesn't provide special treatment. That follows criticism that Willis had...
It's back to the drawing board for legislation that would mandate police in Texas to wear body cameras. While many said the conceptually support the idea of police wearing body cams State Reps like Marisa Marquez seemed to ask questions with no real answers. One glaring issue...
A bill before state lawmakers would put to an end to a practice that occurs in lawsuits involving asbestos...a practice many believe is motivated by greed. The focus of the discussion is a measure (HB 1492) sponsored by New Braunfels State Representative Doug Miller. Jennifer...